Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL
Station 1, 1015 Lausanne
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL  

EPFL is one of the two federal technical schools (university) in Switzerland. Like the ETH in Zurich, it has three missions: education of students, scientific research and technology transfer. EPFL is located near Lausanne on the shores of the Lake Geneva. It has a campus of more than 10,000 people. The school stimulates collaboration between students, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs. These daily interactions give rise to new and work in science, technology and architecture.


Computer Science - Oct 15
Scientists from EPFL and ETH Zurich have developed an ultra-light glove - weighing less than 8 grams per finger- that enables users to feel and manipulate virtual objects. Their system provides extremely realistic haptic feedback and could run on a battery, allowing for unparalleled freedom of movement.
Environment - Oct 11

EPFL scientists will soon be heading off to Antarctica, where they will spend four months collecting reams of meteorological data at Australia's Davis research station.

Medicine - Oct 9

By identifying the genes involved in resisting Africa's most widespread cattle disease, researchers at EPFL have developed a map of Uganda showing cattle farmers where the riskiest areas are.

Event - Oct 8

The Magistrale, EPFL's traditional Master's degree graduation ceremony, was held on Saturday, 6 October at EPFL's SwissTech Convention Center (STCC).

Computer Science - Oct 8
Computer Science

Jennifer Widom, dean of the Stanford School of Engineering, has won the Erna Hamburger Prize, which she will be awarded this evening by the EPFL-WISH Foundation.

Computer Science - Oct 10

EPFL inaugurate this Wednesday, October 10 the LEARN Center for Learning Sciences. The Center will promote innovation in teaching and help formulate responses to the challenges being created by our society's digital transformation.

Computer Science - Oct 8
Computer Science

Visitors to this year's Forum EPFL will be able to use a new app to learn about the different start-ups being showcased.

Astronomy - Oct 8

EPFL astrophysicists actively participated in the discovery of a very rare star, which is particularly old and metal-poor.

Mathematics - Oct 5

Simone Deparis, an EPFL senior scientist and teacher in the mathematics section, has been awarded the 2018 Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching.

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